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07-12-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,007
Posted By Hasselhof

That looks awesome! The platform reinforcement...

That looks awesome! The platform reinforcement that you've made is what I'm thinking. I've been just too busy at work to do much to mod mine since I initially stripped it out other than replace the...
07-04-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,379
Posted By Hasselhof

I use Crankbros doubleshot 2's on my bike. They...

I use Crankbros doubleshot 2's on my bike. They don't have particularly good reviews online, but I love them. On the flat pedal side they have plastic moldings rather than the metal pins on the 3's...
06-28-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,007
Posted By Hasselhof

So I spent a bit of time fixing it up last night...

So I spent a bit of time fixing it up last night and took it to my local farmers market for a trial run this morning. It's about a 6km round trip on roads and dirt paths so it was a nice easy trial....
06-27-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,007
Posted By Hasselhof

And here we go :) This is the trailer after...

And here we go :)

This is the trailer after I've spent a bit of time inspecting it and cleaning it up. There is still a lot of cleaning and a bit of maintenance on the wheels but it should be very...
06-22-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,712
Posted By Hasselhof

If it's close to twenty years old it could be one...

If it's close to twenty years old it could be one of the models with an NiMH battery pack. The chances of you finding a replacement I'd have thought would be close to 0, and buying a second hand...
06-22-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,355
Posted By Hasselhof

I use a free account at plotaroute.com It's...

I use a free account at plotaroute.com

It's pretty good. Sometimes the routing does some odd things, it uses info from openstreetmap which often isn't always perfect. Openstreetmap is easy enough...
06-21-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,007
Posted By Hasselhof

Will do :)

Will do :)
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,390
Posted By Hasselhof

This, this, a million times this. To be able to...

This, this, a million times this. To be able to cycle in a place where essentially everyone is conscious of bike users, of their own actions when near bike paths and on roads and how those actions...
06-20-19, 12:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,616
Posted By Hasselhof

Oh man I wish that was the case for me. Where...

Oh man I wish that was the case for me. Where I'm from is pretty high taxing, even compared to other parts of Australia so I assume it's cheaper in the states, but I've calculated that I'm spending...
06-20-19, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,007
Posted By Hasselhof

Thanks for the ideas, they're great. I...

Thanks for the ideas, they're great. I appreciate the photos too. I've been away from home for a few days but found a nice surprise when I got home. Apparently my next door neighbour had put his...
06-13-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,616
Posted By Hasselhof

When I started commuting to work I made a...

When I started commuting to work I made a commitment to myself that I would ride everyday I could, however as part of that I also allowed myself to uber / taxi / take my own car once per month on...
06-13-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,007
Posted By Hasselhof

Those both look great. The child trailer I have...

Those both look great. The child trailer I have at the moment doesn't have a collapsible seat, it sort of forms part of the structure of the trailer so I hadn't considered that option before. A...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 14,469
Posted By Hasselhof

Happiness is an empty MUP, a nice view, crisp...

Happiness is an empty MUP, a nice view, crisp morning air and the knowledge that I'm not sitting in traffic.
06-12-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,007
Posted By Hasselhof

Cargo trailers - Purpose built or hacked together

Hi all

I'm looking for ideas.

I currently use a single seat kids trailer for taking my two year old around town and to childcare. I've found that even without her in the seat that space is...
05-30-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,243
Posted By Hasselhof

A restricted mid drive pedelec ebike in the UK is...

A restricted mid drive pedelec ebike in the UK is going to have a 25km/h (15.5 mph) limit on the assist. While she could go faster than that through her own input, it's not exactly easy for someone...
05-28-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,212
Posted By Hasselhof

I do, but I'm also in Australia where helmets are...

I do, but I'm also in Australia where helmets are mandatory. I'm not sure if I would wear one as often as I do if there wasn't the risk of a hefty fine if caught by the police (which has happened to...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,455
Posted By Hasselhof

No, not at all. It is basically just a small...

No, not at all. It is basically just a small speaker that rssts on the skin above the bony patch in front of your ear. Sometimes it takes a little bit of manoeuvring to get them into a sweet spot,...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-19, 03:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,455
Posted By Hasselhof

I'm not familiar with that one, but it sure...

I'm not familiar with that one, but it sure sounds like a lower-fi version of it. The audio quality is..... fine. For podcasts it really doesn't matter much, but for music the sound quality might...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,455
Posted By Hasselhof

I use a set of bone conduction 'headphones'...

I use a set of bone conduction 'headphones' (https://aftershokz.com/products/trekz-air) from Aftershokz. They are pretty much the definition of non-noise cancelling so you can hear everything going...
05-10-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 232,006
Posted By Hasselhof

G'day all I'm about six weeks away from...

G'day all

I'm about six weeks away from going car-lite. I'm middle aged, fat and a father of two so I can see it will be a challenge. For all of 2018 and a bit of the end of 2017 I cycle...
Forum: Commuting
07-21-18, 05:20 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,169
Posted By Hasselhof

I live in Canberra, Australia and it's winter...

I live in Canberra, Australia and it's winter down here. That means cold morning bike commutes in the fog where you spend half your time hoping the shape looming out of the dark towards you isn't an...
Forum: Commuting
11-17-17, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,799
Posted By Hasselhof

My first time posting in quite a while, but...

My first time posting in quite a while, but yesterday / today (I had an overnight work trip) was my first cycle commute, both in my current job, and probably in a decade. I'm in Australia and it's...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-09, 05:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,849
Posted By Hasselhof

No no, I use clipless and have since the moment I...

No no, I use clipless and have since the moment I bought the bike (pair of egg beaters). All I mean is that riding fixed requires constant situational awareness far more than any other bike.
Forum: Commuting
01-31-09, 07:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,849
Posted By Hasselhof

Hey PartyPack, I'm a steamroller rider from...

Hey PartyPack, I'm a steamroller rider from Brisbane as well :) I'd have to say it is with out a doubt the most terrifying form of transport I have available to me on a day to day basis. It sits in...
01-31-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,184
Posted By Hasselhof

Soma Groove On-One Inbred Voodoo Bizango /...

Soma Groove
On-One Inbred
Voodoo Bizango / Wanga / Erzuile
01-30-08, 11:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,160
Posted By Hasselhof

Well... its actually a nickname I got after...

Well... its actually a nickname I got after trying to save a stoned & drunk chick from drowning in a swimming pool that ended up with her elbowing me in the nose cause I grabbed her somewhere...
01-30-08, 05:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,160
Posted By Hasselhof

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12-10-07, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By Hasselhof

Got an On-One Superlight Carbon fork...

Got an On-One Superlight Carbon fork (http://www.on-one.co.uk/index.php?module=pagemaster&PAGE_user_op=view_page&PAGE_id=162) on my single speed. Its ****ing awesome. Light as hell, rides nice and...
Forum: Foo
12-10-07, 06:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 925
Posted By Hasselhof

Go to a doc and if they think you need it have...

Go to a doc and if they think you need it have X-rays done

if its broken you'll probably need a gutter slab and will be out of action for min 6 weeks
if its sprained, make sure you keep using it....
Forum: Foo
10-21-07, 11:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,453
Posted By Hasselhof

Ocean by The John Butler Trio. Any version.

Ocean by The John Butler Trio. Any version.
Forum: Foo
10-21-07, 05:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,321
Posted By Hasselhof

Martin may be the "holy grail" but we're not...

Martin may be the "holy grail" but we're not talking new off the shelf martins here. Everyone artist I've heard rave about martin's are usually referring to their 1940's or 50's model guitar. For...
Forum: Foo
10-16-07, 08:02 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,453
Posted By Hasselhof

Your the voice - John Farnham Should bloody...

Your the voice - John Farnham

Should bloody well be our bloody national bloody anthem. Grouse.

*ahem*
10-16-07, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,061
Posted By Hasselhof

I just got myself a Soma 4one5 and love it, so...

I just got myself a Soma 4one5 and love it, so I'd probably vote for a Soma Groove and build it up from there. There is a distributor in Oz apparently though I got mine sent from the states. Great...
Forum: Foo
10-16-07, 07:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,453
Posted By Hasselhof

Fall At Your Feet - Crowded House

Fall At Your Feet - Crowded House
Forum: Foo
10-10-07, 02:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 722
Posted By Hasselhof

Interesting to see the differences in eligibility...

Interesting to see the differences in eligibility between Aus and the states. From the Australian Red Cross Blood Service FAQ, the only factors that would permanently disqualify you from donating...
Forum: Foo
10-09-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 722
Posted By Hasselhof

Wow, I'm actually finding this poll pretty...

Wow, I'm actually finding this poll pretty encouraging. The proportion of the population that donates where I'm from is something like 1%, and I'd heard that things were even worse in the states. ...
Forum: Foo
10-09-07, 03:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 722
Posted By Hasselhof

I think the idea is that viruses are much more...

I think the idea is that viruses are much more easily screened for than prions and possible exposure will usually result in a mandatory delay before you can donate again. I traveled to Malaysia...
Forum: Foo
10-09-07, 02:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 722
Posted By Hasselhof

Out of interest, what countries? The only...

Out of interest, what countries? The only permanent disqualification I know of to donating in Australia (where I'm from) is having lived in the UK during the mad cow crisis (at least as far as...
Forum: Foo
10-09-07, 01:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,640
Posted By Hasselhof

And those many others don't have the efficacy of...

And those many others don't have the efficacy of opiate analgesics. Get over it. Opiates work great and ARE used safely every minute of every day. You've obviously got no experience with these...
Forum: Foo
10-09-07, 01:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 722
Posted By Hasselhof

Do you donate?

Saw this topic pop up in the commuting forum and it got me to wondering how many people out there actually donate. I didn't donate for years until I started working on a haematology ward at the...
Forum: Foo
10-09-07, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Hasselhof

The only difference you might notice is that...

The only difference you might notice is that 802.11b will get slightly better range. I know the spec details equal range between both b/g, but in real life most people have found that b has a better...
Forum: Touring
10-03-07, 02:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,674
Posted By Hasselhof

I'd put in my vote for a Mini Maton...

I'd put in my vote for a Mini Maton (http://www.maton.com.au/acoustics/mini-maton-series.html). The cheaper end with no pick-up and A grade spruce top retail for as low as $850 Australian and there...
09-28-07, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By Hasselhof

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1256/1455321399_371...

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09-28-07, 04:57 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 34,669
Posted By Hasselhof

Umm.... I just got an email saying that my frame...

Umm.... I just got an email saying that my frame has been shipped....

Dear Scott xxxx,
We would like to inform you that your order 3xxx9 placed on 9/6/2007 10:12:00 AM has been shipped.
If you...
09-20-07, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 386,132
Posted By Hasselhof

Would love to take it off your hands but its just...

Would love to take it off your hands but its just not going to happen. Have spent waaaaayyy more on bikes lately than I should. Maybe I'll get something similar as a grad present for myself when I...
09-20-07, 07:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,835
Posted By Hasselhof

hmmmmm.... ano purple...... Not everyones cup...

hmmmmm.... ano purple...... Not everyones cup of tea but I reckon its still got its place on a rigid ss mtb

like the saddle too. The forks don't look like they would handle much though.

...
09-20-07, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 386,132
Posted By Hasselhof

Man, thats nice. Make the changes... and send it...

Man, thats nice. Make the changes... and send it to me :D I'll take it off your hands.

On an unrelated note finally got my new SS together. Cross post from the SSFG forum but I'm a proud new...
09-20-07, 04:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,721
Posted By Hasselhof

Geez, this has so been done before. Did you not...

Geez, this has so been done before. Did you not even try the search button? I swear the answer to this comes up every week by guys in a similar situation.

Wrote this in a post a couple of weeks...
09-20-07, 04:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,835
Posted By Hasselhof

Just took it out for its first real ride and man...

Just took it out for its first real ride and man I'm finding it weird. I've been riding a fixie steamroller exclusively for the last three months now and before that was a XC hardtail with slicks...
09-19-07, 11:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,835
Posted By Hasselhof

It's finally done

I've finally finished putting my bike together so here it is. Still going to probably swap out the stem and set up the cabling a bit better, but its totally ridable and a lot of fun.
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